This could be the smallest shop in Chicagoland, but the good news is you’ll be able to grab a bite. Farmer’s Fridge is actually a refrigerated kiosk/vending machine stocked with several varieties of salads made daily. The Chicago-based company actually prefers the term “veggie machine” when referring to its two area installations.
The kiosk itself is cool—it’s made from reclaimed wood (Modern Urban Woods of West Chicago) with touchscreen technology that’s quick, easy and entertaining to use. It also accepts all major credit cards and emails a receipt.
But, the key ingredient is presentation.
The salads come layered in a Farmer’s Fridge logo-ed recyclable jar (which can be immediately recycled at the kiosk, although we hear most folks are taking them home) to be mixed by the customer. Continue reading →